RDCK Bylaw officers issue fines in Redfish Creek spawning channel case

RDCK Bylaw officers issue fines in Redfish Creek spawning channel case

The Regional District of Central Kootenay Team Leader of Bylaw Enforcement Grace Allen said an owner of one of the two dogs causing a disturbance in the spawning channels of Redfish Creek has been located and fined.

Bylaw Enforcement officials have been attempting to locate the owners after the RDCK received numerous complaints from the public two dogs were at large in the Redfish Creek area 20 kilometers north of Nelson.

NFD responds to suspicious early morning fire at Academy of Oriental Sciences

Members of the Nelson Fire Department continued to investigate a suspicious fire Saturday.

Nelson Fire Department responded to a suspicious fire early Saturday morning at the Academy of Oriental Sciences Building at 303 Vernon Street.

The call came in to the department at 1:28 a.m. to the two on-duty members.

When fire crews arrived they found smoke billowing out of the basement and main floor area and the two occupants inside the building attempting douse the blaze using fire extinguishers.

However, the pair was unsuccessful.

Two arrested, charged thanks to Citizens on Patrol

Two arrested, charged thanks to Citizens on Patrol

Two people have been arrested and charged after Citizens on Patrol caught the duo red-handed allegedly committing a break and enter, according to Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Debbie Postnikoff.

UPDATED: Police continue to search for B & E suspects

RCMP released photos of the two suspects believed to be involved in a break and enter at a South Slocan mill. — Photos courtesy RCMP

Nelson RCMP continue to investigate the Sunday evening break and enter of the Gold Island Forest Products in South Slocan.

Nelson RCMP Constable Bill Long told The Nelson Daily police believe information will begin to come in from the public soon.

Long said the two suspected, believed to be local to the area, broke into the South Slocan business approximately 8 p.m. Sunday (September 28) and made off with an undisclosed amount of various tools from the mill.

Alleged impaired driver plays bumper cars Friday night in Lower Fairview

This Maple Street owner was busy placing calls to ICBC Saturday after an alleged-impaired driver slammed into his truck late Friday night. — Submitted photo

The Insurance Cooperation of BC (ICBC) claims department was busy fielding calls from irate owners in Nelson after an alleged impaired driver played bumper cars with parked vehicles in the late hours of Friday (September 26) in Lower Fairview.

Residents living on Maple Street behind Canada Safeway were alerted to the sounds of vehicles being struck by a hit-and-run driver just before midnight Friday.

Nelson City Police: 'Down to the Marrow'

Nelson City Police Chief Wayne Holland . . . every community has different needs

It’s not how you measure but what you measure, says Nelson City Police Chief Wayne Holland.

Holland was responding to a report from Vancouver’s Fraser Institute released this week entitled, “Police and Crime Rates in Canada, A comparison of Resources and Outcomes,” that concluded many communities across Canada are spending more on policing while crime rates are dropping.

Woman charged after Castlegar man killed in fatal accident

Woman charged after Castlegar man killed in fatal accident

A Castlegar man was killed Wednesday morning in Edmonton, after being struck by a truck just before 2 a.m.

Global News is reporting that a Dodge Dakota truck was heading north from 23 Avenue down the ramp to Gateway Boulevard when it hit a pedestrian near the end of the ramp.

Twenty-five-year-old Brandon (Brando) Robertson was pronouonced dead at the scene of the accident, and a woman has been charged with impaired driving causing death (her name is not being released due to a publication ban).

Cops find grow op on Crown land

Cops find grow op on Crown land

An illegal marijuana grow has been found and dismantled by police, according to RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr.

Orr said that on Sept.17, police followed up on a tip and discovered 77 marijuana plants with a street value of roughly $10,000, in a remote location about a kilometre off the Rialto Forest Service Road (which is about 10km northwest of Castlegar).

"The plants were being watered by an automatic watering system which consisted of hosing which was run to the site from a nearby creek," he said. "A timer was being utilized to cycle the water as needed."

No danger to public during prisoner escape Monday at Nelson Courthouse

A prisoner got away from BC Sheriffs Monday at the Nelson Courthouse.

A communications specialist with the Ministry of Justice/Attorney General said the public was not in any danger during a prisoner break Monday at the Nelson Courthouse.

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